12:01:18 Hip-Hop Top 5 (Video Version): Kodie Shane, Earl Sweatshirt, Trippie Redd, Tory Lanez, Lil Baby x Gunna

Posted by Billyjam, December 1, 2018 09:28pm | Post a Comment
Top 5 Hip-Hop 12:01:18 [Video Version] 

1: Kodie Shane Young HeartThrob  (Epic)

Young HeartThrob is the debut album from young Atlanta rapper/singer Kodie Shane who rose rapidly to fame down with Lil Yachty and the Sailing Team via touring and recording including the popular tracks "Sad" with Lil Yachty and ”Love & Drugz II" with Trippie Redd. The latter track appears on her new debut  album that will be supported by a tour that begins in February in Stockholm, Sweden and includes such US dates as Feb 26, 2019 at Cafe Du Nord in San Francisco as part of Noise Pop Festival 2019. For more background on the artist check out the mini-documentary on Kodie Shane below.

Kodie Shane: Remember the Name mini-documentary on artist and album Young HeartThrob 

2: Earl Sweatshirt Some Rap Songs (Columbia/Legacy)

Earl Sweatshirt’s long overdue follow up to I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside from 2015 is the new     15 short songs, including “Peanut” (audio below) make up this short-but-intense 25 minute album (available to pre-order now for its accompanying vinyl LP release in late January here)

Earl Sweatshirt “Peanut” (Audio) from the album Some Rap Songs

3: Tory Lanez  LoVE me NOw? (Interscope)

Canadian multi-talent Tory Lanez’s brand new album is now available physically with the CD version of the   15 song album from the rapper/singer/producer/songwriter that includes “If It Ain't Right" featuring guest rapper A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie)” (see video below).

Tory Lanez “If It Ain't Right (feat. A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie) from the album LoVE me NOw?

4: Trippie Redd LIFE'S A TRIP (also on LP/vinyl) (TenThousand Projects)
Trippie Redd’s album is available now in CD and LP formats; LIFE'S A TRIP (also on LP/vinyl). The 14 track, 45 minute album’s select guest collaborators include Young Thug, Reese, Diplo and Travis Scott. The latter collaborated on the mega hit album track “Dark Knight Dummo” (video below). Note that Trippie Redd makes a cameo on the Kodie Shane debut (see above).

Trippie Redd “Dark Knight Dummo (feat. Travis Scott)” from the album LIFE'S A TRIP (also on LP/vinyl)

5: Lil Baby x Gunna Drip Harder (Capitol)

As well as drawing comparisons to such hometown pioneers as Outkast the young Atlanta duo of Lil Baby and Gunna have also been described as taking the Young Thug vibe to a new level with their new Drip Harder (Capitol). Coincidentally the hard working Young Thug appears on the duo's new album, as also do Drake, Lil Durk and NAV. Below is the music video for the title track from Drip Harder.

Lil Baby x Gunna "Drip Too Hard" from the album Drip Harder (Capitol)

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